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Unreal Engine is the world’s most open and advanced real-time 3D creation tool. Continuously evolving to serve not only its original purpose as a state-of-the-art game engine, today it gives creators across industries the freedom and control to deliver cutting-edge content, interactive experiences, and immersive virtual worlds.

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LICENSING OPTIONS

Depending on how you intend to use Unreal Engine, you can choose from the licensing options below, or enquire about other licensing options. Click the download button that is appropriate to your use case. If you have additional questions, visit our FAQ or reach out on our support channels.

Both the Publishing License and Creators License are free to use!

Unreal Engine is a complete suite of development tools for anyone working with real-time technology. From design visualizations and cinematic experiences to high-quality games across PC, console, mobile, VR, and AR, Unreal Engine gives you everything you need to start, ship, grow, and stand out from the crowd.

Some features are Beta or Experimental, and should not be considered production-ready. Check the linked documentation for details.

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS (FAQ)

Unreal Engine (UE4) is a complete suite of creation tools for game development, architectural and automotive visualization, linear film and television content creation, broadcast and live event production, training and simulation, and other real-time applications.

We offer a choice of licensing terms depending on your use of Unreal Engine.

  • Unreal Engine End User License Agreement for Publishing: This license is free to use and incurs 5% royalties when you monetize your game or other interactive off-the-shelf product and your lifetime gross revenues from that product exceed $1,000,000 USD.
  • Unreal Engine End User License Agreement for Creators: This license is free to use and 100% royalty-free; you can use it to create internal or free projects, or to develop linear content or custom projects for clients, but not for publishing off-the-shelf offerings.
  • There are also options for custom licenses. Contact us for more information.

Get Unreal Engine here, and access all engine features, the full suite of integrated tools, and the C++ source code for the entire engine. You’ll find documentation, tutorials, and support resources, plus tons of free content, including templates, samples, and complete projects to quickly get you on your way to building anything you want!

Epic regularly releases new versions which include updates, improved features, community contributions, and bug fixes. We also share live changes to source code through GitHub.

You can access C++ source code via GitHub here.

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